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Chicago mayor takes legal action over strike
Rahm Emanuel begins court action to obtain injunction in attempt to end first teacher's strike in 25 years.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2012 18:33 GMT
Saving the Chicago public school system: Who's hurting the kids?
By going on strike, the teachers are "building political power", putting themselves in a "position to force changes".
Last updated: 12 Sep 2012 09:37 GMT
Should US schools be run like businesses?
Increased private sector involvement in US education is raising questions over the future of the public school system.
Inside Story US 2012
Inside Story: US 2012
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 15:19 GMT
Chicago school teachers go on strike
Action by 29,000 teachers demanding better pay set to affect the third-largest school district in the US.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2012 13:20 GMT
Explainer: Inside the Democratic convention
From bigwigs to the rank-and-file, Democrats will converge in Charlotte, North Carolina, for a quadrennial party powwow.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2012 04:38 GMT
Is Chicago becoming more deadly?
Murder rates are rising in the city, but while some blame gangs, others suggest failed urban policies are responsible.
Inside Story Americas
Inside Story Americas
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 13:12 GMT
Chicago: My kind of (NATO) town
At the Chicago NATO summit it will be crucial to identify the backstage players and their long-term strategy.
Last updated: 19 May 2012 17:26 GMT
Chicago prepares for NATO summit
US state of Illinois is preparing for the NATO gathering, which has Afghanistan at the top of the agenda.
Last updated: 18 May 2012 12:45 GMT
Surveillance of American Muslims: A tale of three cities
The NYPD's decision to monitor Muslims solely on the basis of their religion is not conducive to building trust.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2012 11:28 GMT
Key Obama aide steps down
Budget chief Jack Lew named as White House chief of staff as Bill Daley quits after just one year in the job.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 05:14 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
An ideological pendulum in the Arab world
Confidence men and their masquerade
Mysteries linger over Westgate Mall attack
Neoliberal rape in Spain
Is Britain only for the rich?
Climate activism: A change in approach?
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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